Poultry Manager

Thies, Thiès Region, Senegal | Agriculture | Full-time


About myAgro:

myAgro is a non-profit agritech social enterprise based in West Africa. We have developed a mobile savings model that allows farmers to invest their own funds in high-quality seed, fertilizer, and agricultural training to increase their harvest and income by 50-100%. Our North Star is to support 1 million farmers in 2026 - providing them the tools they need to prosper. Our organization has received recognition and support from Skoll Foundation, Echoing Green, World Bank, and The Audacious Project from TED. Learn more from our founder and CEO here.

About the Role:

As a Poultry Manager, you will report to the Agriculture Director. Your mission will be to ensure that we are delivering the highest quality of inputs and services possible to our poultry farmers. With our plans to increase our impact with farmers, this is a crucial role to the team.

You Will:

  • Design and scale up poultry packages to women farmers in Senegal and Mali.
  • Pilot and test decentralized production units and use the results to inform decision-making.
  • Based on extensive research and communication with farmers and specialists, you will build and improve training program for farmers.
  • Build and maintain relationships with our suppliers, based on collaboration and growth.
  • Evaluate the impact of poultry packages on households and use the results to adapt the program.
  • Make sure poultry package takes its place among the other packages offered by myAgro.

You Have:

  • At least 5 years of prior management experience – preferably including background in scaling and expanding programs in rural areas
  • Background in poultry farming, ideally with double purpose breeds
  • At least 2 years of experience managing decentralized production facilities
  • Technical knowledge on poultry farming, nutrition, disease management...
  • Held a position on the crossroads between multiple departments.
  • Fluency in French and English

Our Benefits:

  • Health insurance (including dental, vision and health coverage)
  • Approximately 4 weeks of paid time off each year
  • Retirement plan contributions
  • Professional development and laptop stipends
  • Annual flight benefit,
  • The opportunity to make a difference for farmers everyday!

Application Process and Deadline

To apply, submit an application on our website. Include a cover letter (motivation letter) and a resume or CV. You should also complete the Plum survey. You can find a link to the Plum survey on the application form for the role. Please submit your application and documents in English. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted by our team.

There is no fixed deadline as we hire on a rolling basis. If someone else is selected while you are interviewing, we will let you know and consider your application for future positions. The interview process includes the application form, the Plum assessment, short virtual interviews and typically a short written assignment or a visit to the field or one of our offices.

myAgro provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sexual orientation, marital/parental status, national origin, age, disability, political opinion, social status, veteran status, and genetics. myAgro complies with all applicable federal, provincial and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment.